Mike's "of counsel" affiliation with the firm culminates over three decades of civil trial work. Before joining the firm, Mike spent 35 years in private practice with firms in Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri.

His principal practice focus encompasses professional liability defense and resolution of construction disputes in the Midwest. Mike has represented insurance producers, design professionals, attorneys, and real estate brokers/agents over the years. His representation of architects and engineers emanated from longstanding involvement in complex construction litigation matters and defense of insurance professionals. Additionally, Mike handles defense of personal injury/wrongful death actions, insurance coverage matters, and commercial disputes on a recurrent basis.

Mike is a native of Kansas City, Missouri. He and his wife, Susan, live in Leawood, Kansas.